Our Guides

  • Tonia Cochran - Manager / Owner / Lead Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Dr Tonia Cochran is the Owner, Managing Director and principal specialist guide and tour leader at Inala Nature Tours. Tonia has over 30 years of...Read more

  • Karen Dick - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Karen joined the Inala team in 2017 and has been a very keen birder all her life. She is a highly motivated, enthusiastic environmental specialist with...Read more

  • Nick Mooney - Inala Nature Tours

    Nick Mooney is an Australian conservationist, biologist, writer, wildlife expert, and ecological educator best known for his work with the Tasmanian Devil...Read more

  • Dr Andrew Hingston - Inala Nature Tours Guide

    Andrew Hingston has developed an extraordinarily good ear for identifying birds from their calls. He also has an excellent, in-depth knowledge of Tasmania...Read more

  • Catherine Young - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Catherine brings with her a wealth scientific knowledge. As a PhD graduate in behavioural ecology (investigating the private lives of crimson finches),...Read more

  • Steve Davidson - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Steve has had a love affair with birds from as far back as the age of six, and since then the hobby has become a passion. Steve lives in Melbourne,...Read more

  • Cat is a nature guide in the Inala guiding team. Before Inala, Cat worked in Lamington National Park in lush subtropical Queensland as a bird guide and...Read more

  • Paul Brooks - Inala Nature Tours - Specialist Guide

    Paul Brooks has lived in Tasmania all his life and has always been interested in the natural world. This interest led him to study for a Bachelor of...Read more

  • Max Breckenridge - Inala Nature Tours Guide

    Max Breckenridge was born in the UK, but has lived virtually his entire life in Sydney, Australia. At age 12, his passion for birds was fostered when his...Read more

  • Ramit Singal - Inala Nature Tours

    Ramit Singal has a keen interest in several aspects of natural history. An engineering graduate, his interests have led him to pursue a career that keeps...Read more

  • Peter Vaughan - Inala Nature Tours - Specialist Nature Guide

    An ‘ornithological enthusiast’ from a young age, Peter has spent much of his time travelling around Australia searching for rare and cryptic birds. In...Read more

  • Yu Ota -Bird Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Yu has been a specialist bird and wildlife guide for over 25 years. He is based in northern Queensland but travels extensively around Australia and has...Read more

  • Don Butcher - Inala Nature Tours

    Don has pursued a journey with the natural world since a childhood inspired by the sandstone bushland that surrounds Sydney. With a passion for parrots -...Read more

  • Angus McNab - Specialist Guide - Inala Nature Tours

    Angus has been a professional wildlife biologist for the last 16 years. In this time he has worked across Australia with a particular focus on Northern...Read more

  • Frank O'Connor - Inala Nature Tours Guide

    Frank O'Connor is a native of Western Australia. While he has had an interest in birds for most of his life, his zeal for birds was ignited by the sight...Read more

  • Guide for Inala

    Are you an exceptional birding and nature guide? Get in touch to discuss possible guiding options. We run nature tours all over Australia. If you have...Read more

  • Andrew Hingston building a nest box for Forty-spotted Pardalote.

    A team of wildlife and birding enthusiasts are the guides on all our tours throughout Tasmania, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.Read more

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